Category Archive for 'Reading'

Review: Jun’ichiro Tanizaki – “In Praise of Shadows”

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

I’ve give this monograph on Japanese aesthetics 1/5 due to the nationalistic and racistic contents. It’s like a cross between a great issue of the magazine “Wallpaper” with “Mein Kampf”.

The past week in pictures

Monday, March 13th, 2017

The past week collated in a few pictures.

David Foster Wallace on postmodernism: a video essay

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

I’ll just say this video is wondrous and lovely, and can be mind-expanding.

Get Your War On

Friday, March 10th, 2017

A quick way to say I love this comic strip series, RIP.

The power in messiness – Brian Eno and Oblique Strategies

Monday, February 20th, 2017

A big collection of quotes on Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt’s Oblique Strategies card deck, and how it transformed David Bowie’s creation process, including that of his musicians, when creating the Berlin trilogy of albums. Everybody needs some mess in their lives.